Suicide bomber, clashes kill 12 Libyan soldiers in Benghazi

Nine Libyan soldiers were killed in the eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday by a suicide bomber and in ensuing clashes between troops and Islamist fighters, medics and military sources said.

Libyan planes sink ship, attack another near Benghazi: Spokesmen

Libyan war planes on Sunday sank one ship and attacked a second vessel near the eastern city of Benghazi, military spokesmen for the country`s internationally recognized government said on Monday.

Libyan commander killed as offensive against Islamists stalls

Islamic State militants said they killed a Libyan army commander in the eastern city of Benghazi on Wednesday, as a pro-government offensive against the Islamists appeared to stall.

Hillary Clinton friend Blumenthal ''shed no light'' before Benghazi panel
Hillary Clinton friend Blumenthal ''shed no light'' before Benghazi panel

Sidney Blumenthal, a longtime ally of Hillary Clinton, testified all day Tuesday behind closed doors before a congressional panel probing the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, but declared afterwards that he had "shed no light" on events there.

Suicide bomber kills 3 in Libya's Derna: Residents

A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Libyan city of Derna on Saturday killing at least three people and wounding five more as rival militants fought on the streets, local residents said.

Islamic State says blows up two warplanes at Libya base, claims new video

The militant group Islamic State`s Libya wing released a video on Thursday purportedly showing it blowing up two warplanes at an air base while its fighters paraded heavy weapons in a show of force.

Libyan government forces lack ammunition in Benghazi battle against Islamists

Libyan forces allied to the official government are facing ammunition shortages in a battle against Islamists in the eastern city of Benghazi city, a spokesman said on Monday.

Fighting in Libya's Benghazi kills 5 civilians, 3 children

Libyan doctors say fighting in the eastern city of Benghazi has killed eight people including three children.

Warring parties trap civilians in Libya`s Benghazi: HRW

Militias in Benghazi are trapping civilians in the strife-torn eastern Libyan city, leaving them in dire conditions without food, medical care and electricity, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

Two soldiers killed in clashes with Islamists in Libya's Benghazi city

Two Libyan soldiers were killed and 15 were injured as heavy fighting erupted again between army forces and Islamist groups in the eastern city of Benghazi on Monday, medical staff and military officials said. 

Shelling kills eight children in Libya`s Benghazi: UN

Shelling of residential areas of Libya`s second city Benghazi killed at least eight children this week, the United Nations said, warning that such attacks may amount to war crimes.

Eight killed, seven of them children, in rocket strike in Libya's Benghazi

Eight people were killed, including seven children, when a rocket hit a residential building in the city of Benghazi in eastern Libya on Thursday, medics said, two days after a similar attack claimed by Islamic State militants.

Ex-CIA official: Republicans distorted analysis of Benghazi

A former CIA deputy director says Republicans repeatedly distorted the agency's analysis of the Benghazi attack in 2012 that killed the US ambassador to Libya and three other Americans.

Rocket attack kills three at Benghazi medical centre in Libya

  A rocket hit a medical centre in Libya`s eastern Benghazi on Friday, killing three people, medics said.

Libya's Benghazi, cradle of anti-Gaddafi revolt, torn by chaos that followed

When Libyan government forces and Islamist militants battled with artillery guns right in his district, Khalil al-Barassi knew it was time to pack up. He moved his family into an abandoned schoolhouse, where they live on aid from the Red Crescent, while the city around them falls to pieces.

Hillary Clinton called to testify to US Congress in May

The congressional panel investigating the 2012 attacks on a US mission in Benghazi called on former secretary of state Hillary Clinton on Thursday to testify at two public hearings, the first next month.

Libya conflict displaces half a million people: Red Crescent

 The fighting that is ravaging Libya has displaced more than a half a million people since last May, the Red Crescent said on Thursday.

Islamic State fighters take on Libya''s rival government forces

 Militants claiming allegiance to Islamic State fought forces loyal to Libya`s two rival governments in the central city of Sirte and further east in Benghazi, state media and military officials said on Wednesday.

Suicide car bombing kills 7 soldiers in Libya`s Benghazi: Sources

 A suicide car bomb attack on an army checkpoint killed at least seven Libyan soldiers in the eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday, military sources said.

Eight killed in air strike as Libya government aims to recapture capital

Eight civilians were killed in an air strike near Tripoli on Monday, the U.S. ambassador said, as Libya`s internationally recognised government pressed on with an assault to recapture the capital it abandoned to a rival faction last year.